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GCHQ spies to tackle online child abuse imagery says PM

Controversial spy centre GCHQ will turn its attention to online child abuse imagery under new plans announced by David Cameron.

By November 18, 2013

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Privacy group takes aim at UK surveillance practices

Privacy International files legal complaint that accuses GCHQ of installing malware on millions of devices without their owners' permission.

By May 13, 2014

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British spy agency stored Yahoo Webcam images, report says

In what Yahoo called "a whole new level of violation" for users, the GCHQ collected millions of images, many of them sexually explicit.

By February 27, 2014

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NSA's UK partner targets German companies, says report

A new report out of Germany cites the Edward Snowden documents in saying that the GCHQ spied on German Internet companies. It also offers more info on US monitoring of Germany's chancellor.

By March 29, 2014

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Web inventor Berners-Lee sounds alarm on mass spying

Sir Tim Berners-Lee says the activities of the NSA and its UK counterpart, the GCHQ, could warp his baby, making the Internet vulnerable to attack and depriving humanity of a "safe space" for problem solving.

By November 6, 2013

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Brit spy agency nabs personal data via fibre-optic cables

British spy agency GCHQ has been keeping tabs on our web activity and phone calls, according to new documents from a whistleblower.

By June 22, 2013

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British spy agency said to tap world's phone calls, e-mails

GCHQ secretly gained access to fiber-optic cables that carry the world's phone calls and Internet activity, reports the Guardian, and it's sharing the data with the NSA.

By June 21, 2013

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British spy unit reportedly hit Anonymous with DDoS attacks

A UK communications intelligence agency unit used a popular cyberattack method against hacktivist groups, according to documents Edward Snowden supplied to NBC News.

By February 4, 2014

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Your password, Bond: Insecure

It seems that British Intelligence's passwords are kept in plain text -- complete with username, all non-encrypted. Ergo, not so secure.

By March 27, 2013

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NSA targeted WikiLeaks, Pirate Bay, leaked documents show

The latest revelations suggest that the US and UK singled out certain Web sites for surveillance, according to a report from The Intercept, which published classified documents.

By February 18, 2014